Young Pitcher's Early Death, And What's Showing In Independent, Foreign & Documentary Film | KCUR

Young Pitcher's Early Death, And What's Showing In Independent, Foreign & Documentary Film

Jan 23, 2017

The film critics anticipate a good reception at this year's Oscars for 'Fences,' starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, with Kansas City, Kansas, actor Stephen McKinley Henderson in a supporting role.
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First, we take a moment to remember Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura, who died in a car crash this weekend. Then, Up To Date's independent, foreign and documentary film critics provide their insight on which movies from the past year may (or may not) get an Oscar-nomination nod. They also review what's now showing in area theaters, including 20th Century Women, Trespass Against Us, The Founder, Elle, Silence, Hidden Figures, Jackie and Lion